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Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship/Close

The challenges are piling up around me, but I have a photo that does double duty.  The theme of this week’s photo challenge is  “Close” and last week’s was “Friendship,” and I am so pleased to have the opportunity to share this picture: We captured on film these two little boys as they sat close …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

This week’s photo challenge from The Daily Post is “Summer,” which—in an uncanny coincidence—was the same travel photo theme posed the week before by Ailsa over at Where’s My Backpack. So in response to both “Summer” challenges, here is my photo: A refreshing pool on a hot day says “summer” to me.  So before I …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

Read my hands! Who better to showcase hands than a mime?  This street performer entertained us in Florence, Italy, just off the Piazza della Signoria.   Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands (mothergrogan.wordpress.com)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

Things got a bit turned around this week.  The weekly photo challenge that is usually posted on Friday was published this Monday, and in its absence some of us bloggers participated in an unofficial photo challenge.  My entry for that topic, “Reflections,” could also apply for the official topic, “Blue” (coincidentally enough), and you can view it here.  So now I am posting …

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Unofficial Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

For reasons unknown to me, there is no official weekly photo challenge this week.  However, Ailsa from Where’s my backpack? took it upon herself to fill the void by creating her own challenge, with the topic: REFLECTIONS.  Good on you, Ailsa!  Her post is here.  These are my selections, from Rapperswil, Switzerland: I couldn’t decide which photo I liked …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unfocused

This week’s Photo Challenge is “Unfocused,” which is a clever tease of a topic, if you ask me.  Surprisingly, I did not have a huge assortment of unfocused photos from which to choose.  (However, if the topic had been, “Marred by a Blur in the Center due to a Damaged Lens,” I would have had quite …

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